Monday, October 8, 2012

Happy October!

A week of my favorite month has already flown by and it sure has been a busy week!

Two design deadlines were met!  Yay!  And while I'm working on one more, I finally caved and cast on some comfort knitting....


Last Friday I had a minor surgical procedure...really hoping we see good results finally!  But first, it was a weekend of sleeping and pain meds and ice...kind of like this...



Despite still not feeling great on Sunday, my mom drove me and the kiddos to the pool....I slept while they did this...


Off to the deep end go my two favorite fish!



Check out little guy without training wheels!!! His mom was just standing close, but he can do it all by himself!


I have to say the kids were awesome with taking care of me!  "Okay, we'll be quiet....we know you have "frankenstein stitches" (the stitches are right above my eye).  After another day of rest today, I'm hoping I'm up for heading back to work tomorrow.  Stitches come out tomorrow too!  Yay!!

How's your October going?  Hopefully well.

Happy October!!
xoxo Irishgirlieknits

p.s. Check out our IGK KAL for fall!  Plus there is a coupon code in the group good until Tuesday, Oct 9, midnight PST.
p.p.s.  I bought yarn today.  It has been 3 months since I've bought any yarn!!  And it was two yarns that I don't have in my stash.  And I had surgery.  There, that's my reason :)
p.p.p.s.  I love you guys!!!  Thanks for hanging in there with me :)


Renee Anne said...

I hope you get to feeling better and posting a bit more regularly soon! And I'm curious about the yarn that you started knitting looks familiar (like I have some in my stash, perhaps)...but I'm not sure. Share?

Alicia Landi said...

Feel better soon! Love the yarn you are using in that first photo.

Audry said...

There is no better reason to buy yarn than to make you feel better after surgery. I, myself, had to buy six skeins of Madelinetosh after having my wisdom teeth out last week. I swear it made the pain lessen.

GeniaKnitz said...

Cotty sock or a Sweet Baby Kate?
I'm working on my first SBK, and I have to ask - are the picots easier if you're NOT using light fingering weight yarn? I'm pretty pleased with the way it looks, but it took two tries to get it that way... mostly lining up the stiches so you're knitting the front to the back stitches in the same line. The knitting is easy enough, but the lining up is driving me nuts!

GeniaKnitz said...

P.S. So good to have you back !
Heal swiftly.

Amy S said...

Yay for new yarn, which is absolutely beautiful by the way, and here's to a speedy recovery.

gMarie said...

Glad the procedure was minor and hope everything went well and there will be improvement.

yea for meeting deadlines. Love the comfort knitting - I recognize that ;} g

SpinningLara said...

I hope you are feeling better soon! :)

Kelley said...

Oh, comfort knitting is the best. It is amazing how we reach for needles for soothing our nerves and calming down within the world around us.

I think that is why I always smile when someone says they don't have patience to knit. People don't realize the mesmerizing influence knitting has in your life. It is the best companion while healing or when your patience is about to run out.

Rest and knit!